Mumbai

  • Woman's Body Found In Bag At Juhu Beach, Fairy Tattoo On Upper Back
    Locals at Juhu beach were shocked to find a woman's body stuffed in a large bag and abandoned at the shore yesterday. The victim was in her 20s and was found with several injuries on her face and neck. The biggest clue the police have as to the woman's identity is a tattoo of a fairy or pixie - likely Tinker Bell - on her upper back.
  • Mumbai Woman Killed Husband, Kept Body In Septic Tank For 13 Years
    When Boisar police stormed into Farida Bharti's house to bust a prostitution ring, they never imagined what kinds of skeletons would come tumbling out of her closet, or rather, her water closet (WC). After rescuing four women from the sex racket, the police conducted a second raid at the house, and were shocked to find the skeleton of Farida's husband in the septic tank, 13 years after she killed and buried him there.
  • High Court Allows 13-Year-Old Rape Victim To Abort 26-Week Old Foetus
    The Bombay High Court today allowed a 13-year-old rape victim to abort her 26-week-old foetus, considering her age and the agony she was likely to undergo if forced to continue with her pregnancy.
  • As Cyclone Ockhi Nears, Lakhs Expected To Gather In Mumbai At Shivaji Park
    As Cyclone Ockhi gets closer to Mumbai's coast, the BMC has told the police, fire brigade, coast guard, NDRF and the Navy to be on their toes till December 7, during which it is expected to hit Dadar's Shivaji Park and Cadell Road. BMC has asked the authorities to be on high alert on December 6, which is the 62nd Dr. Ambedkar Mahaparinirvan Diwas, when lakhs of people would be gathering at Shivaji Park to pay their respects to Dr. BR Ambedkar.
  • Cyclone Ockhi May Not Hit Gujarat Coast, PM Rally Changed: 10 Points
    Cyclone Ockhi, which was expected to make landfall near Gujarat's Surat, is gradually weakening and may not hit the coast as predicted earlier, the Meteorological Centre has said. The cyclonic storm has turned into a "deep depression" and may hit south Gujarat only as a "depression" late tonight, according to an official statement. Gujarat is on alert, with rescue and relief teams stationed at its coast. Several top leaders were forced to cancel their election rallies in the state, which saw rain in several parts through the day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election rally in Surat, which was to take place on Wednesday, has been moved to Thursday. Ockhi passed by Mumbai earlier in the day bringing mostly light showers, but caused no damage to life or property, officials said. It earlier caused havoc in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep islands.
  • All Mumbai Police Stations To Get Cyber Crime Cells From December 9
    The Mumbai police has decided to set up a dedicated cyber cell at each of its police stations to curb rising technology-related cases in the city, a senior police official said.
  • Singapore Flight To Mumbai Nearly Landed At Wrong Airport: Report
    The pilot of a Mumbai-bound Singapore Airlines flight with 245 passengers and 14 crew members onboard was forced to discontinue the approach to landing and do a "go-around". The flight finally landed at the assigned runway nine minutes behind the scheduled time.
  • High Court Restrains Mumbai Metro From Hiking Fares
    The Bombay High Court today restrained the Reliance Infrastructure-led Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL) from hiking the fares on the Mumbai Metro's Versova-Ghatkopar route.
  • Mumbai Local Train Narrowly Avoids Crash After Iron Rods Spotted On Track
    A train accident was avoided today after the driver of a Mumbai suburban train spotted iron rods on the track and managed to stop it in time.
  • Security Supervisor Arrested For ISIS Note At Mumbai Airport
    An employee of a private agency has been arrested for allegedly putting up a hand-written note at the Mumbai airport's cargo facility threatening a possible attack by terrorist organisation ISIS, a senior police official said today.
  • At National Environment Meet, Judges, Devendra Fadnavis Discuss Mumbai Metro Construction
    The Mumbai Metro dominated the inaugural session of the National Conference on Environment being held in Mumbai over the weekend.
  • Ruckus At Mumbai Airport After Air India Flight Gets Delayed By 7 Hours
    An Air India flight to Ahmedabad was delayed by nearly seven hours due to non-availability of pilot, after which agitated passengers created ruckus at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai today.
  • Selfie Atop 75-Floor Mumbai Building Has Engineering Student In Trouble
    Days after a 17-year-old daredevil came under the Mumbai Police's scanner after videos of him walking perilously on cranes of under-construction buildings without safety gear went viral on YouTube, the teenager, has realised the breach.
  • Mumbai Congress Office Vandalised As MNS-Nirupam Feud Worsens
    The feud between the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and Mumbai Congress unit chief Sanjay Nirupam over the hawkers issue today took a violent turn after MNS workers allegedly vandalised the MRCC office in Mumbai.
  • Mumbai Civic Body Workers Allegedly Steal Seized Items. Video Is Viral
    Ever since the Elphinstone Road stampede tragedy two months ago, Mumbai's civic body, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation or BMC, has begun acting against illegal hawkers, often conducting eviction drives and confiscating the goods that these hawkers are selling. But now a video that has gone viral and it could turn out to be an embarrassment for the civic body.

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